Memorial Day is Monday, May 29th, 2023, and it’s a time for us to take a moment to remember the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. If you’re wondering how to commemorate this important day, we’ve got you covered. From flyovers to flag ceremonies, we’ve gathered information on several meaningful Memorial Day events in Boise and the Treasure Valley.
Memorial Day Events in Boise, Idaho
1️⃣ Idaho State Veterans Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony
📅 Monday, May 29, 10:00 AM
📍 Idaho Veterans Cemetery, 10100 N. Horseshoe Bend Road, Boise, ID 83714
🌺 Join the Idaho Veterans Cemetery for their annual Memorial Day Ceremony. This solemn and heartfelt event features a wreath-laying ceremony, patriotic music, guest speakers, and a rifle salute. It’s a time to honor our fallen heroes and show support for their families. Get more info: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=758387609432061&set=pb.100057824865558.-2207520000.
2️⃣ Nampa’s 3rd Annual Memorial Day Ceremony
📅 Monday, May 29, 10:00 AM
📍 Kohlerlawn Cemetery, Nampa
🌼 The City of Nampa will hold a Memorial Day ceremony at Kohlerlawn Cemetery to honor the men and women who served in our country’s military as well as those who gave their lives for our freedoms. The event includes a flag-raising ceremony, guest speakers, and a moment of silence. Read more: https://www.cityofnampa.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1163
3️⃣ Memorial Day Flyovers
📅 Monday, May 29, 10:59 AM to 11:17 AM
📍 Warhawk Air Museum, 201 Municipal Drive, Nampa, ID 83687
🌷 The Warhawk Air Museum will be open on Memorial Day with a Memorial Day flyover scheduled over Nampa, Meridian, Eagle, and Boise. The flight path will pass over hospitals, cemeteries, and parks, creating a moving tribute to our veterans. Admission to the museum is $5. Find out more: https://warhawkairmuseum.org/event/memorial-day/
4️⃣ Eagle, Idaho – 17th Annual Field of Honor
📅 May 20-30, 2023
📍 Reid Merrill Park, 637 East Shore Drive, Eagle, Idaho
🌻 For the 17th year straight, United States flags will fly in a solemn formation at Reid Merrill Park in Eagle. This stirring display of 600 flags will unite the community in a patriotic tribute to honor our heroes. Admission is free, and flags can be purchased throughout the week. Get more information: https://eaglefieldofhonor.org
5️⃣ City of Star Memorial Day Observance
📅 May 29th, 10:00 AM
📍 Star Cemetery, 9350 W Floating Feather Rd, Star, ID 83669
🌸 Join the City of Star for their annual Memorial Day Service at Star Cemetery. Mayor Chadwick will deliver opening remarks, and the American Legion Post 39 will provide the Honor Guard, Invocation, and Taps salute. Find out more: https://www.staridaho.org/communication/page/memorial-day-service-star-cemetery-0
As we gather on Memorial Day, we will remember to honor the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.